Academic warmists celebrate book burning at San Jose State University

At the San Jose State University Meteorology Department, they'd rather burn books than read them, if their faith in the gospel of man-made global warming would be challenged by the contents. That is the message conveyed on the Department's own website (archived here) with the picture below which was published there along with this explanation: This week we received a deluge of free books from the Heartland Institute {this or this }. The book is entitled "The Mad, Mad, Made World of Climatism". SHown above, Drs. Bridger and Clements test the flammability of the book. Anthony Watts of Watt's Up with That documented the posting, calling it something "from the Fahrenheit 451 department." When I first got the tip on this, I thought to myself "nobody can be this stupid to photograph themselves doing this" but, here they are. Alison Bridger, on the left, is Department Chair of Meteorology at SJSU, while Craig Clements is an Associate Professor. These are...(Read Full Post)